Health Protection Agency

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Name: Health Protection Agency
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Consortium claims waste incinerator would present ‘no measurable risk to health’

The consortium behind the controversial plan to construct a massive Energy from Waste plant near Mallusk has denied suggestions that the project could pose a serious risk to public health.Becon, which is working with waste management group arc21 on the ... [Published Newtownabbey Today - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Data on Vaccines Described by K.S. Wagner et al

(NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Vaccine Weekly -- Data detailed on Immunization have been presented. According to news originating from London, United Kingdom, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "To assess childhood vaccination ... [Published NewsRX - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Beaches are given a clean bill of health

Beaches are given a clean bill of healthThursday, 17 April 2014BEACHES in South East Cornwall have been given a clean bill of health by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) in the Good Beach Guide 2014 published this week. Bathing water at Seaton, ... [Published Cornish Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Public Health England wants to develop digital strategy

Tender seeks help under Digital Services Framework in getting strategy written by end of JulyPublic Health England (PHE) is looking for help in developing its digital strategy.The organisation, which is an executive agency of the Department of Health, ... [Published Government Computing - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cellphone radiation more dangerous than ever: group

BioInitiative Working Group says evidence for health risk from wireless tech is growing even stronger, despite recent scientific findings to the contrary.According to the group, studies published in 2012 and 2013 intensify medical concerns about malignant ... [Published Businesstech.co.za - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Onus is on parents to raise concerns

Re: The news regarding air quality and primary school PE on Thursday, April 3.I have a concern as a parent regarding air quality and pollution – the news issued by DEFRA and the Health Protection Agency with regards to the air quality being the worst ... [Published Bucks Free Press - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

119 cases of Hand, foot, and mouth disease reported since January

A total 119 cases of hand, foot, and mouth disease has been reported across the country since January this year, the Health Protection Agency has said today.According to the HPA, cases have been reported in the Malé area as well as Gaafu Dhaalu, Gaafu ... [Published Minivan News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

New online course, Boa Care, educates about the dangers of exotic pets

Cases of Salmonella have been on the increase in recent years, and a new web site hopes to help address the problem. A report released in September 2008 from the Health Protection Agency suggested the rising number of cases was due to an increase in ... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

UK smog: Health warning and advice as high air pollution...

WITH high levels of air pollution continuing to affect Staffordshire, here's some advice from the Health Protection Agency.The HPA has said that most people will experience no ill effects but those suffering from lung diseases, including asthma, and particularly ... [Published The Sentinel - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

UK Hospitals 'On Alert' Over Ebola Virus

:36 AM PDT post a commentThe Health Protection Agency (HPA) has put UK hospitals on "alert" over the Ebola virus, after an outbreak killed at least 80 in the African state of Guinea.As the deadly virus spreads through the west African country, the ... [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

UK hospitals on 'alert' after Ebola outbreak in Africa

The Health Protection Agency has told ITV News hospitals in the UK have been put on "alert" after an outbreak of the Ebola virus killed at least 78 people in Guinea, West Africa. But the HPA said it was "extremely unlikely" it would reach Britain. re ... [Published itv.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

Scottish pupils go for hand hygiene world record

Thousands of Scottish school children have taken part in a world record attempt in efforts to promote hand hygiene.According to The Scotsman , 5,400 pupils from 62 schools in Glasgow took part in a simultaneous hand hygiene lessons. The previous record ... [Published Healthcare Learning Company - Mar 21 2014]

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...According to news originating from London UnitedUnited Kingdom, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "To assess childhood vaccination coverage at firstfirst second and fifth birthdays by ethnicity in London between 2006/2007 and 2010/2011 and identify factors relating to lower coverage. Data concerning receipt of diphtheria-containing vaccines were extracted from child health information systems (CHISs) and sent to the Health Protection Agency."
the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) uploaded a draft document titled "Guidelines for mitigation of the effects of electromagnetic radiations in built places" on its website (accessed on April 15). The document hardly has any scientific basis
...Those cold snaps helped spawn a spring allergy season so intense that it already has its own headline-ready nickname: "The long winter, the particularly cold weather, it all pushed the pollen season back quite aa bit" says Estelle Levetin, the chair of the biology department at the University of Tulsa...

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Consortium claims waste incinerator would prese... [Published Newtownabbey Today - 16 hours ago]
Data on Vaccines Described by K.S. Wagner et al [Published NewsRX - 18 hours ago]
Grosvenor Chemicals faces legal battle over £39... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - 22 hours ago]
Beaches are given a clean bill of health [Published Cornish Times - Apr 17 2014]
Public Health England wants to develop digital ... [Published Government Computing - Apr 17 2014]
An unscientific report on ‘mitigating’ EM radia... [Published The Hindu - Apr 16 2014]
Cellphone radiation more dangerous than ever: g... [Published Businesstech.co.za - Apr 15 2014]
Onus is on parents to raise concerns [Published Bucks Free Press - Apr 15 2014]
A Brutal Allergy Season Is Ahead. Blame the Pol... [Published Mother Jones - Apr 15 2014]
A Brutal Allergy Season Is Ahead. Blame the Pol... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Apr 15 2014]
All Cornwall’s beaches reach water quality stan... [Published Falmouth Packet - Apr 15 2014]
119 cases of Hand, foot, and mouth disease repo... [Published Minivan News - Apr 15 2014]
Hand hygiene is considered the single most effe... [Published PR inside - Apr 13 2014]
The National Health Service (Clinical Negligenc... [Published Office of Public Sector Information - Apr 09 2014]
Saudi Arabia: MERS infecting younger people [Published Asharq Al Awsat - Apr 09 2014]
Macrolide Antibiotics and Infantile Hypertrophi... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Apr 08 2014]
Supporting page: Providing, monitoring and revi... [Published Cabinet Office - Apr 08 2014]
New online course, Boa Care, educates about the... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 07 2014]
Government warns of dengue and scrub typhus ris... [Published Minivan News - Apr 07 2014]
HIV home tests are now legal in Britain [Published Bath Chronicle - Apr 07 2014]
The National Health Service (Functions of the C... [Published Office of Public Sector Information - Apr 07 2014]
What to do if you suffer from food poisoning an... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 05 2014]
Scarlet fever cases reported at school [Published GetWestLondon - Apr 04 2014]
UK smog: Health warning and advice as high air ... [Published The Sentinel - Apr 03 2014]
Pandemic Preparedness and Response — Lessons fr... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Apr 03 2014]
Sick as a parrot [Published Kathmandu Post - Apr 03 2014]
UK Hospitals 'On Alert' Over Ebola Virus [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 02 2014]
FSA Food Standards Agency : Video of raw milk e... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 02 2014]
UK Hospitals 'On Alert' Over Ebola Virus [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 02 2014]
Friday: What diseases can we get from pets? [Published BBC - Apr 02 2014]
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A Brutal Allergy Season Is Ahead. Blame the Pol... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Apr 15 2014]
One week ago, I purchased the first asthma inhaler I've owned since the 8th grade. I'd shown up at my doctor's office short of breath, and a lung function test promptly revealed that I was inhaling about one-fifth as much air as a healthy 24-year-old ...
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The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has put UK hospitals on "alert" over the Ebola virus, after an outbreak killed at least 80 in the African state of Guinea. As the deadly virus spreads through the west African country, the HPA are now taking precautions ...
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